'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.


Daily Domestic Gross Sat, May. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$20,918,41134%3,6632$5,711$236,937,7742Fox
3The Longest Yard (2005)$17,298,2297%3,634--$4,760$33,484,6021Paramount
4Monster-in-Law$3,820,64128%3,230-194$1,183$56,473,7393New Line
5Kicking & Screaming$1,838,06029%2,966-504$620$40,875,8673Universal
6Crash (2005)$1,776,60439%1,680-225$1,058$33,191,0304Lionsgate
7The Interpreter$749,51151%1,171-993$640$67,843,5316Universal
9Kingdom of Heaven$639,63347%1,328-1480$482$43,900,6274Fox
10House of Wax$480,75822%1,635-1131$294$29,111,7764Warner Bros.